Asheville North Carolina
An Appalachian Escape in Asheville, North Carolina

Asheville, North Carolina is a unique Appalachian town, a downright tree-huggin’, artist inspirin’, beer brewin’, yoga goin’ centre, located on the Western edge of North Carolina and surrounded by thousands of acres of pristine forests. There’s a little something for everyone in this small city. For Tree Huggers and Nature
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Wanuskewin Tipi Sleepover
Humility, Imagination and the Elements–Spending a Night in a Tipi at Wanuskewin

As we roll up to Wanuskewin Heritage Park 5km northwest of Saskatoon, the skies are moody. There’s a foreboding black cloud to the east, the air is uncharacteristically damp, and my Weather Network app tells me it will be 4 degrees overnight. I’m not a camper by any stretch of
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KOA Cabins Collage (Family Fun Canada)
Don’t Love Camping? Just Change Your Definition with KOA Cabins

Camping. It means many different things to many different people. Do you RV or trailer? Hard shell or tent trailer? Are you the type who loads up the car with the entire Canadian Tire summer section, or the rugged type who pares everything down to one backpack and hikes for
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A Day, and a Night, Hiking In Cape Chignecto Provincial Park

The morning is cool and overcast. My husband Dennis and I are perched on the edge of a small deck in front of a cabin in the woods, clutching thin plastic mugs like talismans against the damp chill of the morning. We’re gazing over shrubs and treetops to the dark
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Airstream Safari 1956 kids jumping at Coastal Valley and Crafts Campground, Newquay Cornwall photo by Helen Earley
Going Wild for the Airstream Safari: A Cool Camper with a Fascinating History

Last summer, we were staying in the surf town of Newquay, Cornwall, visiting family, when our dear friends, a family of four, announced that they were coming down to the South West to visit us. Being the height of summer, there were very few hotels or Air BnB’s available, but
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Alpine Club of Canada accommodations are great for families. Photo Credit Tanya Koob
Alpine Club Huts: A Comfortable and Convenient Alternative to Camping

When Sandy and Tom Fransham bring their daughters Danika, 10, and Reese, 7, into the mountains, they’re showing them what a healthy lifestyle is all about, and sharing in all the joy and fun of being outside together, staying at an Alpine Club hut. “These are great memories for our
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Raven House Getaway Cabin - Cabin Rental in Gananoque Canada
No Camping For You? You’ll Love Glamping in Canada at These 5 Glamp-sites!

As a country whose woodlands makeup 30% of the boreal forests in the world, Canada’s got you covered if a secluded retreat in nature is what you seek. Outdoor adventurers and relaxed travellers alike will find glamping to be the perfect option, allowing you to vacation under the tree canopy
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hike in camping feature
Prepping for the Backcountry – How to Survive Hike-In Camping

If your family is bored with regular camping, is looking for a new hiking challenge, or just wants to commune with nature, you may want to consider a hike-in camping trip. Before venturing out, it is strongly recommended your family take wilderness and survival lessons, as well as First Aid
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Camping with Pets - Our Golden Retriever Neige on one of our camping trips. Photo Credit Terry Marshman
Camping on 4 Legs – How to Create Unforgettable Holidays Camping with Pets

Some of my most cherished childhood memories include time spent exploring nature with our family dogs. I can still picture how happy we all were whenever they were part of our trips. It made the whole thing so much more fun. Now that it’s my turn to take the kids
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Cap your day on the water off with a fire on the beach.
Houseboat Vacation 101 – How to Plan Your Lake Voyage

Floating on a houseboat makes for one unique vacation, but before you get on board, there are a few things you need to know. Book Early! Yes, it’s floating accommodation, but it’s not a cruise ship. Those fantastic last minute deals you can snap up for cruising don’t apply here.
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